Chicago Public Radio recently visited the Nightmare on Elm Street set at the City Methodist Church in Gary, Indiana. You can listen to the broadcast or read the transcript here. Also below is a picture of the inside of the abandoned church. Photo by David Schalliol.
"Dilapidated buildings, crumbling streets and burned out store fronts aren’t exactly what people want to see when looking for a home. But those are things Hollywood location scouts sometimes want when trying to find spots to shoot scenes for a film. Seems Tinseltown has taken to Gary, Indiana recently. The struggling Steel City is trying to capitalize on its misfortunes."
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